What is Engraving?
Engraving is a technique where a metal plate or box is cut directly using an engraving tool. The sharp tool makes deep lines which are then inked and printed using heavy pressure. The image produced by the technique is clear.Image © Pasra Udakarn/Shutterstock
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ARTWORKS RELATED TO ENGRAVING
Entropy is the inevitable deterioration of a society or system. In art, it was popularized by artist Robert Smithson, whose use of it in New York in the 1960s was in reference to artwork he considered was static and simplified. He targeted contemporary minimalist artists.
Anti-art describes artwork which challenges accepted art definitions. The term is said to have been created by artist Marcel Duchamp who worked with the art media called readymades; everyday items presented as art to defy traditional expectations that art should be high art.